Can You Identify These Cities Based on How They Look from Space?

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Humanity's grandest architectural triumph isn't some single building or monument. It's the cities that surround them, the forests of high-rises that house more than half the human population within their limits. Cities grow almost organically to suit the needs of their residents, resulting in a cityscape as unique as the people that lives there. Can you identify these international metropoli based only on their shapes?

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Name your picks in the discussion below and we'll publish the correct answers later today!


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DISCUSSION

6 I believe is suppose to be Los Angeles, buts not really LA. Its like the South Bay and Long Beach. Dow town and Hollywood and pretty much everything north of the 10 freeway are missing from the map.

2 Is Dubai and I want to say 9 is Cairo, but I'm not sure why.